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Policy

U.S. Rep. Heck introduces bill to rescind Wounded Knee Massacre medals

Last week, U.S. Representative Denny Heck introduced legislation to rescind the 20 Medals of Honor awarded for actions at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre....Read More

Rep. Drew Hansen opens exploratory committee for Attorney General

Representative Drew Hansen announced his plans to form an exploratory committee to run for Washington State Attorney General....Read More

Cambia Grove holds kick-off conversation on Washington’s public option

On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee was joined by a group of legislators, patients, and state health leaders to discuss the roll-out of the Legislature’s...Read More

Op-ed: The Environmental Value of Hydropower

President Russ Skolrood, Vice President Arie Callaghan, and Secretary Dave Timmons are the elected Board of Commissioners for the Grays Harbor Public Utility District #1. ...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Claire Wilson on her first session in the Legislature

Sen. Wilson is the Vice Chair of the Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee and serves on the Transportation and Human Services, Reentry &...Read More

Refuse to cooperate with state audit, lose taxing authority

Jason Mercier wrote the following commentary on a recent report from the State Auditor's Office highlighting unauditable governments in Washington....Read More

What’s next for a low-carbon fuel standard

Washington legislators gave an update on efforts to establish a clean fuel standard last week....Read More

Where Senate Dems’ plan to “fix our tax code” stands now

The bill would’ve introduced a capital gains tax and used the resulting revenue to fund several specified tax-relief efforts. But, it didn’t see any action...Read More

Op-ed: Making the 100% clean energy law work for Washington

A 100% clean energy bill passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor guides the state toward a 100% carbon free electricity grid, but...Read More

Four important things you may have missed about Washington State’s public option bill

For all of the gnashing of teeth by some around this year's "public option" legislation, I think it's possible this legislation will prove itself to...Read More